Bargain Hunter Investor Update on Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

Thursday, 23 Nov, 2017

The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Maxim Group. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral". SunTrust maintained it with "Buy" rating and $3.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report. The firm has "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, August 24. The rating was initiated by Lake Street with "Buy" on Tuesday, January 3.

Research analysts are predicting that Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) will report earnings of $2.06 per share when the firm issues their next quarterly report. Renaissance Group Llc acquired 10,666 shares as Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX)'s stock declined 14.09%. The institutional investor held 449,163 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $28.68 million, down from 1.18 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Express Scripts Hldg Co now has $34.79B valuation. Callahan Advsrs Limited Co invested in 24,457 shares or 0.34% of the stock. Primecap Mgmt Co Ca reported 2.84 million shares. (NYSE:CAF) has risen 27.55% since November 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Here are some institutional investors who have increased or decreased their stake in (ESRX). Its up 0.47, from 1.51 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 113 investors sold ESRX shares while 436 reduced holdings. The company reported $1.90 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $1.90. Ancora Advsr Limited Com holds 6,329 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Shelton Capital Management, California-based fund reported 51,416 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund invested in 2.04 million shares or 0.17% of the stock. Kings Point Capital Mngmt holds 0.01% or 959 shares. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $66.00 price target on shares of Express Scripts Holding and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Envestnet Asset Mngmt holds 14,200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 97,797 shares of the company's stock valued at $6,446,000 after purchasing an additional 7,562 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management has 536,958 shares for 0.95% of their portfolio.

6 analysts rate Express Scripts Holding Company a Buy or Strong Buy, which is 37.5% of all the analyst ratings. New York-based Cannell Peter B And Communication Inc has invested 0.38% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Prentiss Smith & accumulated 0.02% or 530 shares. Oppenheimer And Inc accumulated 15,170 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 1.34M shares or 0.23% of the stock. Jefferies Group LLC set a $72.00 price target on shares of Express Scripts Holding and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Therefore 29% are positive. Express Scripts had 40 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, June 8 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has "Underperform" rating given on Monday, October 9 by Raymond James. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, April 26. The stock has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25. Needham maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Monday, October 2 with "Hold" rating.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. Leerink Swann has "Outperform" rating and $95.0 target.

ESRX has been the subject of several recent research reports.

Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings Llc decreased Scansource Inc (NASDAQ:SCSC) stake by 10,400 shares to 82,534 valued at $3.33 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Macys Inc (NYSE:M) stake by 53,877 shares and now owns 224,877 shares. Its up 0.02, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. 22 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 143.55 million shares or 305.01% more from 35.44 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. About shares traded. Morgan Stanley China A Share Fund, Inc. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 2,762 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q2 2017. Mawer Investment Management Ltd. now owns 358,637 shares of the company's stock valued at $22,709,000 after purchasing an additional 7,410 shares during the period. Cibc Asset holds 0.03% or 78,611 shares. Barclays Plc reported 32,816 shares or 0% of all its holdings. To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 1.15% from last close price of 61.42 and act as support or resistance of price limit. Zebra Cap Limited Liability Co owns 27,791 shares. Geode Cap Management Ltd reported 0% stake. Pacad Invest holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Silgan Holdings Inc. Also, Director Woodrow A. Myers, Jr. sold 3,900 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. Roundview Capital Ltd Liability reported 12,350 shares. (NYSE:AME). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in AMETEK, Inc. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in BioScrip Inc (NASDAQ:BIOS). 3,040,300 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,085,814.